Yan Ness is the CEO of Online Technologies, a company with long connection to Gary Baker and the Internet Advisor. Once upon a time, Online Tech was the ISP that Gary Baker ran and was the way that he and Foster Braun met. Foster called to get help with his connection to the then fledgling Internet and Gary was happy to pitch in. The rest, as they say, is history.
Ron and Kay Wilmers of Lapeer, MI are the founders of The Disabled Traveler, a website dedicated to helping people with disabilities and/or age related challenges enjoy traveling. Ron’s experience began in 1977 when he was confined to a wheelchair but never let it keep him and his family from enjoying camping.
The Disabled Traveler is Ron and Kay’s personal crusade to help people facing disabilities and/or age related challenges to enjoy America’s great wealth of outdoor wonders; but they needs your help. If you would like to donate to help them develop the site or suggest a corporate sponsor, visit the site and click on the Donate button. The Disabled Traveler is a 501C3 public charity.
Charlie Hopper, is the founder of Pasty.net an award winning website that has become one of the central points of contact with the Internet in Michigan’s pristine Upper Peninsula. Charlie outlines the history of his efforts, WJR’s first contact with Pasty Cam and Paul W. Smith and some of th new technology he is testing.
Rick Broida has been a welcome addition to our crew of experts since 2012. He is a noted columnist to be found on CNET, Forbes and many other online publications. Rick recently stirred up the pot with an article on his Cheapskate Blog about how unplugging from the Facebook app on your phone to save power and time.
Vince Chmielewski is the guiding light behind VC Webdesign, the company that developed our new website and has worked with us throughout most of our history. Check them out for your web design needs.